Posts Tagged ‘ Contemporary Culture ’

Where have all the interesting women gone?

Dec 7th, 2012 | By

Extract from One Dimensional Woman, Nina Power, published by Zero Books If the contemporary portrayal of womankind were to be believed, contemporary female achievement would culminate in the ownership of expensive handbags, a vibrator, a job, a flat and a man – probably in that order. Of course, no one has to believe the TV

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Magic Button Theory

Aug 6th, 2012 | By

Guest blogger Kate Gould A little while ago I read an article about the peculiar things people do to their bodies with plastic surgery. There was the usual lunacy: women injecting a neurotoxin into their faces; collagened-up bloody, swollen pouts; Macrolane-filled breasts (a sort of injectable jelly it takes your body 12-18 months to absorb,

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